River Mole, Devon

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This article is about the river in Devon. For the tributary of the Thames in south east England, see River Mole, Surrey.
Coordinates: 50°56′30″N 03°54′24″W / 50.94167°N 3.90667°W / 50.94167; -3.90667

River Mole
 
River mole devon.jpg
The River Mole below its confluence
with the River Yeo.
Country England
Counties Devon
District North Devon
Towns North Molton, South Molton
Landmark Exmoor
Source North Molton Ridge
 - location Twitchen, North Devon, Devon
 - elevation 360 m (1,181 ft)
 - coordinates 51°5′6.5″N 3°44′25″W / 51.085139°N 3.74028°W / 51.085139; -3.74028
Mouth River Taw
 - location Junction Pool, Devon
 - elevation 6 m (20 ft)
 - coordinates 50°56′30″N 03°54′24″W / 50.94167°N 3.90667°W / 50.94167; -3.90667
Discharge for Woodleigh
 - average 8.70 m3/s (307 cu ft/s)
 - max 188.0 m3/s (6,639 cu ft/s) 9 January 1968
 - min 0.20 m3/s (7 cu ft/s) 27 August 1976

The River Mole a tributary of the River Taw in Devon which rises on the southwestern border of Exmoor. The river takes its name from the market towns of North and South Molton. The river was previously known as the Nymet.[1]

Tributaries[edit]

River Yeo
Crooked Oak
River Bray
Little Silver Stream

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